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Very Good

VERY GOODmoissanite gemstones are either graded VG or G1 All Charles & Colvard created Moissanite Gems are produced to an exacting specification, each gem quality controlled to maintain the company’s high standards. A skilled gem cutter handcrafts each gem to ensure it displays the best brilliance and fire and only near-colourless gems – Moissanite graded as Very Good (VG), are available for sale. VERY GOOD – A DEFINITION Unlike Diamonds which have a clarity scale of flawless to degrees of inclusion, today’s [...]

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The Five C’s of Moissanite

THE FIVE C'S OF MOISSANITEeverything you need to know There are four Cs jewelers use when grading gemstones… and they tell you everything you need to know about moissanite to achieve the fifth C – Confidence Cut Every Charles & Colvard Created Moissanite® jewel is precisely calibrated and hand-cut by a master technician to maximise brilliance and spark the ultimate fire. While standard round brilliant continues to be the most popular cut for moissanite, fancy cuts are also available. Color The standard GIA diamond [...]

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Moissanite or Cubic Zirconia?

MOISSANITE OR CUBIC ZIRCONIA?both manmade and both considered diamond simulates Moissanite and Cubic Zirconia (CZ) are both manmade and both considered diamond simulates, but are very different products. Whilst both are near colourless in their appearance, their similarity is limited to colour. Moissanites chemical, physical and optical properties easily separates it from CZ. Moissanite and Cubic Zirconia (CZ) are both manmade and both considered diamond simulates, but are very different products. Whilst both are near colourless in their appearance, their similarity [...]

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Breathtaking Fire

BREATHTAKING FIREdisplays 2.4 times more than a diamond One of the most distinguishable elements of a moissanite gemstone is its “fire” or dispersion. Moissanite dispersion displays 2.4 times more than a diamond, ruby, emerald or sapphire. Dispersion is a property of the moissanite gemstone caused as light radiates through the gemstone on certain wavelengths… FIRE (DISPERSION) One of the most distinguishable elements of a moissanite gemstone is its “fire” or dispersion. Moissanite dispersion displays 2.4 times more than a diamond, ruby, emerald [...]

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A Gemstone Called Moissanite

A GEMSTONE CALLED MOISSANITEa lab-grown, near-colorless gemstone Moissanite (chemical composition: silicon carbide) is a lab-grown, near-colorless gemstone distributed by Charles & Colvard®, the exclusive source of moissanite worldwide. While moissanite closely resembles a natural diamond, it’s not a diamond, synthetic diamond or brand of diamond. Moissanite is a unique jewel; however, many people purchase it as an affordable diamond alternative. FROM METEORITE TO MOISSANITE: Dr Henri Moissan To understand the incredible story of moissanite, we need to travel back in time 50,000 years [...]

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